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August 25, 2019

A Perfect Day in Ocean Beach

If you’re thinking about visiting Southern California, or just live in another part of town and haven’t made it to OB lately, here’s a run down of our favorite places and an ideal way to spend the day.
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November 10, 2019

Five Downtown Bars With Tons of TVs, Because Sports

If you’re staying downtown and don’t want to go far to catch a game, you’re in luck. We may not have an NFL team anymore (it’s a sore subject), and baseball season may be over, but downtown has plenty of…
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February 1, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Stephanie Sacks

Want to know where the LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Stephanie Sacks, Encinitas native, digital designer and entrepreneur.
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September 10, 2019

Where to Brunch in San Diego, Based on Your Astrology Sign

With so many options for brunch in our fine city, how are you to choose? We’ve narrowed those options down for you.
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December 16, 2019

The Best Kept Secrets Near Hotel Circle

What Mission Valley lacks in scenic views, it makes up for in great hotel prices. If you’re short on time or don’t want to stray far from that comfy hotel bed, don’t fret: there’s plenty to do in this area.…
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May 13, 2020

Want a Luxurious Wellness Getaway? Stay Here.

San Diego has a lot to offer as far as self-care is concerned. Take your pick of outdoor activities with breathtaking scenery, colorful farmers markets and healthy restaurants with superfood-centric menus. If you’re looking for a restorative retreat where you…
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February 23, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Hortense Soulier

Want to know where the LOCALS LOVE to hang out? We asked Hortense Soulier, French transplant, fintech operator, and San Diego savant.
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September 12, 2019

24 Hours in the Gaslamp Quarter

Imagine this: you’ve arrived in San Diego one afternoon, showered up at your hotel, and are ready to hit the town. But what’s next? Read on for a full play-by-play of how you can spend 24 hours strictly in the…
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November 14, 2019

Cirtirine Spa: You Need to Know About this Holistic Health Hideaway

While rocking posh sunglasses and applying sunscreen should be top priorities during your time in SoCal, we tend to forget about the ultimate skincare remedy: a facial.
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September 3, 2019

Sip Here: The Best Restaurants for Sunset Cocktails

After a full day of activities, or an equally intense day of lounging around, you deserve a drink! Keep reading for a few of our favorite restaurants overlooking the city, bay, and the Pacific.
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January 13, 2020

The LOCAL LOVE Interview with Patti Zlaket

Want to know where the locals love to hang out? We asked Patti Zlaket, lawyer by day, musician by night.
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October 4, 2019

Six Unique San Diego Boutiques

Sometimes the best parts of vacation include wandering with no set destination. Whether you’re window shopping or on the hunt for a special wearable souvenir, you’ll be sure to find something you love at one of our favorite San Diego…
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May 14, 2020

The Best Fruit-Forward Drinks for At-Home Happy Hours

Our homes now serve as offices, restaurants, movie theaters, and bars. I Love San Diego’s new At-Home Happy Hour series features the best locally made beverages perfect for cracking open during your next virtual get-together...all tested and approved by the…
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March 8, 2022

Five Favorite Nail Salons in San Diego

There’s just something about a manicure...it makes us feel like we have our life together. Treat yourself to a little pampering and polish at one of San Diego’s best nail salons. Read on for some local favorites!
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May 4, 2020

How to Bring San Diego to Your Living Room

When you can’t travel to San Diego, what’s the next best thing? A SoCal-inspired staycation! Here are our favorite ways to experience the greatest parts of SD, no matter where you happen to be.
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December 19, 2019

Three Day to Night Date Ideas

Planning a fun, relaxing, and romantic date can be challenging. We did the hard work for you and outlined three exciting itineraries that all work for morning, mid-day, and after dark.

THE BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

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August 11, 2020

The Best Ice Cream in San Diego

Here’s the scoop: as far as ice cream goes, San Diego’s got plenty of it. If you’re into fancy flavors or just want the classics, there’s a creamery for you. Read on for a few local favorites and start planning…
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August 28, 2019

Cafe Sevilla

Cafe Sevilla is the best Spanish restaurant, renowned for its delicious food, salsa dancing and authentic tapas bar with full facilities & exotic ambiance.
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August 25, 2019

Modern Times Beer

Hip craft brewery with a large, stylish tasting room with 32 beers on tap.
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July 26, 2021

The Best Gourmet Donuts in San Diego

There’s just something about these fluffy, fried treats that make people willing to wait in line for them. Stick to the classics or give your taste buds a brand new treat at some of San Diego’s most deluxe donut shops.
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September 12, 2019

Havana 1920

Cuban classics & rum-based cocktails offered in a warm, wood- & brick-lined space with live music.
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September 11, 2019

Caroline’s Seaside Cafe

Refined Californian-style brunch & lunch served inside or on a snazzy, eco-chic oceanside patio.
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September 12, 2019

Bang Bang

Buzzing club featuring a tunneled entrance, 3 spaces, bottle service & Asian fusion bites.
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September 11, 2019

Big Kitchen Cafe

Eclectic breakfast & lunch locale serving hearty fare & coffee in kitschy digs with outdoor seating.

THE BEST PLACES TO STAY

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August 24, 2019

InterContinental San Diego

Located on the San Diego waterfront, this urban boutique hotel features guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows with striking San Diego Bay views.
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August 19, 2019

Holiday Inn Express Mission Hills

Tucked away between Old Town and Mission Hills, this is a good option for budget conscious travelers. Walking distance to local favorites Dos Brasas taco shop, Home & Away sports bar, and adorable California Bean coffee stand.
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August 9, 2019

Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station

Just minutes from the SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo, this hotel offers a pool with waterfront views. It also features a waterside deli, restaurant, bar and an outdoor-poolside fire pit.
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August 17, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Carmel Valley / Del Mar

In Sorrento Valley on business? This is a great option offering the comfort and conveniences of home. Take advantage of the resort-style pool, indoor/outdoor bar, and of course those signature Doubletree cookies.
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August 17, 2019

Hampton Inn Del Mar / Carmel Valley

In town for an overnight? Not far from UCSD and Torrey Pines State Reserve, this Hampton Inn is all about location. Enjoy quick access to the 5 freeway and get to North County, downtown or the beach in a snap.
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September 17, 2019

The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa

A dynamic luxury hotel, located a short drive from attractions like The Crossings at Carlsbad, Poinsettia Park and Legoland California.
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August 17, 2019

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

An opulent, palatial resort stretching 400 acres five miles from the coast. Spacious elegant rooms make for relaxing retreats after a day lounging by the pool, hiking nearby canyons, or exploring all that Del Mar has to offer.
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August 28, 2019

The Guild Hotel

San Diego meets the Mediterranean Coast in this ultra chic yet understated hotel. Serving as the YMCA building from the twenties to mid-seventies, it was reconceptualized as a modern, design-forward luxury hotel and opened in 2019. Dine in the gorgeous…